Obituary Michael Baskett

Feb 20th, 2023 | By | Category: News, Obituaries

Michael Keith Baskett of Fall Branch, Tennessee passed away peacefully on Friday, February 10, 2023 surrounded by his loving family. He was 71 years old.
He was a member of Oak Hill Baptist Church. He was a service member of the Tennessee National Guard. He worked over 20 years at Kingsport Press/Quebecor. Horses were his passion and the barn his castle. He also enjoyed many sports: softball, basketball, and golf.
Mike was a wonderful husband, father, brother, and son. Most of all he loved spending time with his wife of fifty years, Lisa, and his daughter and son-in-law.
Mike had a great sense of humor. He was a kindhearted, genuine, hardworking, and a loving man. He will be deeply missed by his family and friends.
Along with his wife Lisa, he is also survived by his; daughter, Amber Zahnd and husband Chris, along with many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Ruble Baskett Sr.; his mother, Eva Brawner Baskett; sisters, Lorna Evans, Wilma Baskett, and Geneva Murray; brothers, Paula and Ruble Baskett, Jr.
The family would like to thank everyone for their prayers and acts of kindness during this difficult time. The family received friends on Monday, February 13, 2023 at Hamlett Dobson Funeral Home, Fall Branch. A funeral service followed. Graveside services were on Tuesday, February 14, 2023 at Oak Hill Baptist Church Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, charitable contributions in his memory may be directed to your local animal shelter. Please visit to leave an online condolence for the family. The Scoop sends our deepst sympathies to the Baskett Family.

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